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Synonyms and Antonyms of rangy

  1. 1 being tall, thin and usually loose-jointed <we could use a rangy girl like you on our basketball team> Synonyms gangling, gangly, lanky, spindling, spindlyRelated Words angular, bony (also boney), gaunt, lank, rawboned, scraggy, scrawny, skinny; lean, slender, slim, spare, thin; racy, reedy, spidery, stringy, twiggy, waspish, weedy, willowy, wiry; spindle-legged, spindle-shankedNear Antonyms beefy, bulky, chubby, chunky, heavyset, pudgy, squat, stocky, stout, stubby, stumpy, sturdy, thick-bodied, thickset, weighty; muscle-bound; corpulent, fat, fleshy, full, gross, obese, overweight, plump, portly, roly-poly, rotund, round, tubby

  2. 2 having considerable extent <a speech that took a rangy look at the problems facing the university> Synonyms broad, deep, expansive, extended, far-flung, far-reaching, extensive, sweeping, wide, wide-ranging, widespreadRelated Words comprehensive, general, global, inclusive; boundless, endless, infinite, limitless, unlimited; capacious, commodious, roomy, spaciousNear Antonyms circumscribed, limited, restrictedAntonyms narrow

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